Responding to what it says is viewer request, North Platte, NE, CBS affiliate KNPL has expanded its 10:00 p.m. news to a half hour.
“We exist to serve our viewers,” KNPL news director Stephanie Hedrick said in a statement. “Since we launched 10/11 North Platte News in September, we’ve had an amazing response and demand for even more news. We’re happy to give our viewers what they want.”
According to the station, “10/11 North Platte News at Ten will begin with ten minutes of the news that matters most to North Platte, co-anchored by Adam Uhernik & Kristin Bauer. Meteorologist Rusty Dawkins follows with a North Platte area forecast.”
KNPL is under the umbrella branding “10/11 News” that includes Gray Television owned broadcast stations KOLN-KGIN in Lincoln, NE, and KSNB in Central Nebraska.